We understand your question to mean, ‘How does the law protect women against domestic violence?’ Based on this understanding, we can tell you that women in India are protected from being abused physically, psychologically, verbally, emotionally, sexually or monetarily by their family. The law not only protects them from their husband/partner but anyone (male or female) in their family or their husband’s family.
The law that protects women from domestic violence is the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005. To know more about the law on domestic violence and how women are protected, read here.
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